Taxon  Report   9121 
Festuca saximontana  Rydb.
Rocky Mountain fescue
Festuca saximontana, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Festuca saximontana
© 2008 Steve Matson
Festuca saximontana
© 2008 Steve Matson
Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Subspecies and Varieties:
Festuca saximontana var. saximontana
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Festuca ovina var. purpusiana
TJM2: Festuca saximontana var. purpusiana
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 29, 2015).

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